Wednesday, 28 May 2014

NG 393

New game 393 is now available.


Round 1: F R I A P S C I T

My selection: PACIFIST


Round 2: E A D A E R N D G

My selection: DERANGED


Round 3: Target 965 from 50 75 25 100 6 10

My selection: 965 = 10*(100 - 6) + 25


Round 4: O A L L E N I K W

My selection: WINKLE
Best: INKWELL


Round 5: E I M C I O Z S G

My selection: EGOISM


Round 6: Target 616 from 75 50 7 9 10 8

My selection: 616 = 75*8 + 9 + 7


Round 7: T M O R D A O E T

My selection: MODERATO


Round 8: Target 235 from 75 100 6 10 1 2

My selection: 235 = 75*6/2 + 10


Round 9: FRONT ARMS

Unfortunately for me, my conundrum generator presented this to me as NORM FARTS, and I was sufficiently (and juvenilely) distracted by that that I neglected to solve it for some time.

My selection: [no answer]
Best: TRANSFORM

4 comments:

Louise Molloy said...

1. pairs
2. deranged
3. (100+50)x6+75-10=965
4. winkle
5. miso
6. 8x(75+9-7)=616
7. motored
8. 2+1)x75+10=235
9. x

Another challenging mix for me!

Mike Backhouse said...

ASPIC
x GANDERED (not a verb it appears)
6*(100+50+10)+6=966 (1 off)
WINKLE
COZIES
Louise's way
MOOTED
Louise's way
x

Geoff Bailey said...

Bad luck on GANDERED, Mike, but COZIES is excellent.

Sam Gaffney said...

Some good finds by Geoff.

1. CRAFTS
2. DERANGED
3. 965 = (100+50)*6 + 75 - 10
4. WINKLE
5. COMES
6. 619 = (7+8-10)*(75+50) - 9
7. ROTATED
8. 235 = 6/2*75 + 10
9. TRANSFORM. Couple of minutes, not until I saw FORM.